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17 of Dentons European Real Estate partners recognized as the best in the business
Best Lawyers International 2014-2015, the leading peer-review based directory of legal practitioners, ranked 17 Dentons partners as the “Best” in the Real Estate Law business across Europe.
Avoid a flood of uncertainty: draft to include costs that aren’t maintenance, repair, or replacement in a commercial lease
The flooding experienced by many parts of the country over the last year may be partly behind changes to the Ontario Building Code, changes designed to prevent the contamination of Ontario’s water supply system.
Dentons named among Ukraine’s top law firms by Ukrainian Law Firms 2014
Our Energy and Natural Resources practice was named among the Top Three in Ukraine, while our Banking and Finance and Restructuring practices were named among the Top Five in Ukraine, reflecting the firm’s legal support of significant industries transactions.
A blockbuster June jobs report and its meaning for business
The US economy recently added 288,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent. With the revisions to April's and May's jobs reports, the net increase actually amounted to 317,000 jobs, with growth spread broadly across most industries.
Case Comment – Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44
On June 26, 2014 the Supreme Court of Canada released its much anticipated decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia. The case is significant, in part, because it is the first SCC decision where the applicant, First Nation, successfully proved its claim to Aboriginal title.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
Interested in a world of opportunity? Then we invite you to consider beginning your career with Dentons, one of the largest law firms in the world with over 79 locations in 52 countries and more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals with whom you might be working on any given day.
Dentons Boosts Hong Kong Finance Practice with Hire of Jeff Chen as Partner
Jeff has extensive experience in capital markets, structured finance and derivatives, with an emphasis in limited recourse and cross-border financing structures of all types, including asset-backed securities and asset backed loans.
Qatar Construction Update - Enforcement of arbitration awards in Qatar
Qatar has seen a positive step forward in the enforcement of arbitration awards recently with a decision by the Court of Cassation examining the application of the New York Convention, of which Qatar is a member, in respect of enforcement of arbitration awards in Qatar.
Think global but act local: Local content rules in the oil and gas sector
We all want things to be local. Whether its shops, banks (remember the HSBC advert about your local bank?), products etc. So it is only right that resource-rich countries should want to spread the wealth taken out of the ground locally.
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Banking and finance is at the heart of every economy, providing the means to help businesses expand and investors grow. Dentons’ Banking and Finance team operates at the industry’s forefront, working with innovative finance products across the world.
Our integrated global team of Banking and Finance lawyers and professionals offers an expansive breadth of insight, helping our clients to structure and document transactions that help to provide financing to virtually every industry. Since Dentons represents both finance providers and users, you benefit from counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party. Whether yours is a domestic bank in Hong Kong, a government development bank in Moscow, or banks in several other locations, our team understands you.
Dentons’ extensive, deep sector-specific experience also ensures you’re working with a team that’s fluent in your language and understands the local market. In fact, emerging jurisdictions often engage Dentons to assist in the development of banking and finance legislative frameworks. The following represents just a small part of our focus:
The strength of Dentons' Trade and Commodity Finance practice lead by Veronika Koroleva in London and Matthew Cox in Singapore has once again been recognised by one of the leading trade publications, Global Trade Review (GTR), who on 30 April 2014 presented the firm with the 'Best Trade Finance Legal Firm' award at the annual GTR Leaders in Trade Charity Awards Dinner in London. Read more
At the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai today Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), which has fast become a pillar of Islamic banking in the UAE and the Middle East, honoured Dentons for its significant contribution to the Islamic banking sector. The only law firm recipient, Dentons was presented with its award by ADIB in appreciation of the firm's significant contribution to the development of Islamic Finance.
AirFinance Journal's 2012 Lawyers Survey ranked SNR Denton first in the Most Commercially Aware, Most Innovative, Deals Done Quickly, After-Deal Support and Fairest Fee categories. The Firm came in second for Best Overall Law Firm and Best Industry Knowledge. Read more
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It seems a long time since the global agreement on the need for radical reform of financial services regulation in the wake of the financial crisis. We always knew measures would take months and years in the negotiation and implementation stages. Suddenly, since the beginning of 2014, several critical pieces of EU legislation have reached milestones. We summarise the major developments from the past six months. Read more
Most facility agreements give the lender certain discretions. Sometimes the agreement will say the lender must exercise a discretion reasonably. But what if it doesn't? Adam Pierce explains the extent to which implied terms may limit a lender's discretions, with particular focus on some recent cases. Read more
The Wheatley Report on LIBOR, published nearly two years ago, noted the potential problems of relying on reference bank rates as a fall-back cost of funds benchmark "in the event of longer-term disruption to the publication of LIBOR". It recommended that industry bodies and market participants find alternative contingency benchmarks. While no alternatives have yet become widespread in the syndicated loan market, including the usual reference bank mechanics in loan agreements is becoming increasingly problematic, as fewer banks are willing to perform the reference bank role. Catherine Astruc explains why, and suggests some ways of addressing these difficulties. Read more
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Dentons advises SMBC in the context of the AOT-LOA of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety. Read more
Dentons banking and real estate teams jointly advised pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and UniCredit Bank Austria AG on their €215 million senior facility to refinance the portfolio of five modern logistics parks located in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. Read more
Dentons continues to grow its finance practice in Hong Kong with the lateral hire of Jeff Chen as Partner from Cadwalader. Jeff has extensive experience in capital markets, structured finance and derivatives, with an emphasis in limited recourse and cross-border financing structures of all types, including asset-backed securities and asset backed loans. Read more
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